"Allow me to introduce myself. You may have heard of me. My name is Patrick. But before everybody celebrates another day, I decided to come back 1,500 years to set the record straight about who I am and what I've done."
Shuttle Discovery, crew of 7 blast off for international space station after monthlong delay
"Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven rocketed into orbit Sunday evening, setting off on a space station construction mission cut short by launch delays that dragged on for more than a month."
"More than two-dozen first-graders were squealing and bouncing balls that mid-February morning in the gym at East Boston Central Catholic School when 6-year-old Olivia Quigley suddenly collapsed. No one saw it coming. The little girl with the strawberry blonde hair and no front teeth had been in perfect health."
World Vision Expands Operations to Reach Those Hardest Hit by Recession
"World Vision is excited to announce plans to expand its operations in Philippi, West Virginia and the surrounding communities. In addition to expanding its local operations, World Vision is preparing to launch a new national initiative later this year to help fight the root causes of rural poverty. Both programs will be based in Philippi, West Virginia."
"There is such a thing as a low maintenance, easy care perennial plant. It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial plants that can be labeled low maintenance. The two basic tricks are: [ol] [li]Pick plants suited to your site [li]Allow them time to become established [/ol] [p]If you do this, you will have at least a few low maintenance, undemanding plants providing interest and bloom in the perennial border. This is not to say your garden will be no maintenance. Where's the fun in that? But these 10 plants will allow you time to enjoy gardening."
How to tell, what to do if computer is infected (AP)
"Computer-virus infections don't cause your machine to crash anymore. Nowadays, the criminals behind the infections usually want your computer operating in top form so you don't know something's wrong. That way, they can log your keystrokes and steal any passwords or credit-card numbers you enter at Web sites, or they can link your infected computer with others to send out spam."
"If personal finance were a high-school graduation requirement, would we have avoided the current financial crisis? Probably not. But a higher level of money smarts among American consumers might have ameliorated some of the problems we're seeing today."
"Spring inspires many of us to tackle the dreaded task of cleaning out our closet. If you have vowed to make your closet part of this year’s “spring cleaning” project, here are the ABC’s you need to know to make it happen."